Entry requirements

Entry requirements for the Single Subject Study in Law

English Language Criteria

All applicants must also meet the English language requirements of the University of Melbourne.

You can use TOEFL, IELTS, Pearson Test of English (academic tests) or CAE to meet the University's English language requirements. You must satisfy the requirements in one sitting and within the 24 months preceding application. The University of Melbourne TOEFL Institution Code is 0974.

Test typeRequirements
*IELTS (academic English Only) 6.5 (with no band less than 6.0)
*TOEFL (paper-based test) 577 + TWE 4.5
*TOEFL (internet-based test) Total: 79
Writing: 21
Speaking: 18
Reading: 13
Listening: 13
Pearson Test of English (Academic) 58 + no communicative skill below 50
Cambridge English: Advanced/ Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) 176 + no skill below 169

* Required scores must be achieved from a single test report, even if you have sat for multiple TOEFL or IELTS tests.

There are also other ways to satisfy the English language requirement.

It is also recommended that international applicants contact their nearest Australian Embassy or High Commission to ascertain the English requirements for obtaining a student visa.